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History of Women (Microform Collection)


Comprised of literature, published before 1920, about women and issues related to women. The collection includes:
12,000 books
2,000 pamphlets
1,000 photographs
100,000 manuscript pages

The majority of the collection falls within the period 1750-1920. Twenty percent of the collection is in western European languages, the remainder is in English. Topics covered include: birth control, education, humanities, the professions, suffrage, and politics.


History of Women is available at call number MicFilm HQ 1121.H67 . Check the library catalog for location.


All titles are in the library catalog. Additional access is available through: History of Women: Guide to the Microfilm Collection  at call number Z7965.H577 1983b; see library catalog for location.

Primary Source Microfilm has an online guide to the collection.

See also the related microform collection:

  • Herstory. MicFilm Z7962.W672 1976 with access through Herstory : Microfilm Collection Table of Contents.  Z7962.W672 1976